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Manual Reference Pages  -  MKNOD (3)

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NAME

Mknod - Perl extension for the mknod(2) call

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  use Mknod;
  # create a pipe
  mknod(hole, S_IFIFO|0644);
  # or a device
  mknod(ttyS0, S_IFCHR|0644, 4|64);



DESCRIPTION



  It seemed to me this system call wasnt available to perl yet.
  If I was just looking in the wrong place, please let me know:)

  Returns 1 on ok and 0 on failure.



    EXPORT



  mknod()
  S_IFREG
  S_IFIFO
  S_IFBLK
  S_IFCHR



This behaviour can be prevented:
use Mknod ();
Mknod::mknod(...)

SEE ALSO



  mknod(1)
  mknod(2)



AUTHOR

Raoul Zwart, <rlzwart@cpan.org<gt>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2003 by Raoul Zwart

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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